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Convention Updates

Early-bird registration prices end Friday
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Why procrastinate when you can register now for IGLTA's 30th Annual Global Convention and save money! Early-bird registration rates apply... More



Make a convention referral, save on renewal!
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IGLTA members who refer new attendees to the 30th Annual Global Convention in Chicago, 2-4 May, will receive a discount on their... More

Convention scholarships available
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Through its Building Bridges Scholarship program, the IGLTA Foundation will provide all-expense paid trips to the 30th Annual Global Convention in... More

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Unique ITB Berlin opportunities for members
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In a few weeks, more than 11,000 exhibitors from 180-plus countries will come together in Berlin for the world's largest travel and trade show... More

Industry News


Britain's parliament backs gay marriage in initial vote
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British lawmakers backed legalizing gay marriage in the first of several votes on the issue after a debate that split Prime Minister David Cameron's ruling Conservative party in two. More

France's parliament approves gay marriage article
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The French National Assembly has approved the most important article of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage. More

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First Nobu Hotel opens at Caesars Palace on Las Vegas Strip
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The world's first Nobu Hotel opened 4 February at Caesars Palace. The property, a collaboration among Caesars Palace, Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Nobu Hospitality, actor Robert De Niro and film producer Meir Teper, features 181 rooms. More

CLIA unveils more details on 'Cruise Forward' awareness campaign
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Cruise Lines International Association, just days after it launched its new "Cruise Forward" communications initiative to promote awareness of the industry's contributions to national economies, offered more information on just what that effort will focus on and how it will work. More



IATA reports 2012 air passenger demand grew 5.3%
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The International Air Transport Association unveiled full-year traffic data for 2012 showing a 5.3% year-on-year increase in passenger demand and a 1.5% fall for cargo. More

British airlines keep faith in Dreamliner
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British Airways and Thomson have reiterated their confidence in the Boeing Dreamliner, despite fears that the aircraft could be grounded for longer than first thought. More



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A moment of zen — on the go: Some airports, hotel companies begin to offer yoga
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Hotels are providing yoga equipment and videos in guest rooms, as well as classes, often for no charge, while airports are offering yoga studios to passengers in transit. More

South Florida warms, welcomes LGBT travelers
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South Florida is the perfect LGBT-welcoming antidote for the Bay Area's cold and rainy winter blues. More

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The Warner Bros. Studio Tour is an intimate experience that offers a rare glimpse at real Hollywood at work while bringing guests within inches of the action for a bird’s eye view of actual TV and film projects in the making. Find out more at www.wbtour.com


New Mexico gay marriage bill moves forward
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A bill that allow New Mexico's voter to decide whether to legalize same-sex marriage passed its first hurdle, the first of many before it ever reaches the ballot, in 2014 at the earliest. More

From Amsterdam, a lodging website invades the U.S.
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A competitive website is taking a decidedly different tack as it begins its first image campaign, as part of efforts to raise its brand's profile among American travelers. More


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Telluride Gay Ski Week turns 10
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StraightOut Media & Marketing, producer of Telluride Gay Ski Week, confirmed that rumors are true: It is now the biggest gay ski week in America. More



Political Risk Atlas 2013: Maplecroft predicts countries' growing unrest
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Twenty percent of countries around the world are facing a growing political risk in 2013 — that's the conclusion of a new study by Maplecroft, a risk analysis group. More


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Mexico City gets a makeover
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Mexico City's government is trying to transform one of the world's largest cities by beautifying public spaces, parks and monuments buried beneath a sea of honking cars, street hawkers, billboards and grime following decades of dizzying urban growth. More

Airline liquor bottles to be replaced with robot bartender
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Feel like cracking the cap of a mini airline liquor bottle in flight? You better hurry; the skies could be filled with robot-like bartenders soon. More



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